March 12, 2013 Editorial
A core principle of immigration reform must be a focus on protecting children of undocumented immigrants, who through no fault of their own can end up being ripped away from a loving home or denied the right to see a parent they primarily rely on to have their basic needs met.
March 11, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding the Republican proposal for a Continuing Resolution to fund the government for the remainder of the 2013 Fiscal Year
March 7, 2013 Blog
Speaker Boehner says he doesn't know how the sequester will play out. Perhaps this video will help him see the light...
March 3, 2013 Blog
Over the recent recess, Rep Bass joined Rep. Sewell and Senator Isakson in a 5-country visit to Africa led by Senator Chris Coons. The group visited Senegal, Mali, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Morocco.
March 3, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement on the eve of Kenya's presidential, parliamentary and local elections.
February 28, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after House passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
February 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) and Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, along with 13 other Members of the Caucus, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging the department to refine proposed regulations to ensure that all eligible foster youth have the same healthcare access as young adults who are eligible to receive health coverage to age 26 under their parents’ health insurance plans.
February 21, 2013 Editorial
President Barack Obama’s declaration that in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one working full-time should live in poverty was a message many Americans who aspire to enter into the middle class have been hoping to hear.
February 20, 2013 Blog
This week, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass joined fellow members of Congress on a Congressional Delegation to Africa. Follow along...
February 14, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations released the following statement after participating in a full committee hearing focused on the ongoing conflict in Mali.